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    Oh, really? I've read this so many times; it...

    Oh, really? I've read this so many times; it seems I'm not the only one who thinks this. But then, I don't own an incubator and have never seen one in person. Maybe someone from HG can clarify this?...
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    66" Zeppelin will fit you perfectly as full...

    66" Zeppelin will fit you perfectly as full coverage (cover your head too). I'm 5'7.5 and have a 71" wide Zeppelin with about 3-4 inches to spare (I like to ooze a bit). With the 66", with my head...
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    Welcome! Love me the Fundy Footpath. Wish I...

    Welcome!

    Love me the Fundy Footpath. Wish I had a hammock when I did it.

    Enjoy the forum!
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    I like the extra width for when I lay on my side.

    I like the extra width for when I lay on my side.
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    Well, there have been more than a few times I got...

    Well, there have been more than a few times I got in at night, not realising just how many mosquitos got in with me (once there were at least 30 in there with me), and I was fine. I'm one of those...
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    I hang it on the ridgeline with my hand washed...

    I hang it on the ridgeline with my hand washed thong and socks. All fresh! No one has said a thing.
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    I like the 10˚F lower than your planning to go...

    I like the 10˚F lower than your planning to go thing. That buffer can come in handy, especially, when the temps can be very different once you get there. Plus, UQ's are easy to vent, unlike TQ's. I'd...
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    Not in my experience (full-timer).

    Not in my experience (full-timer).
  9. One thing to make sure of with the eye bolts is,...

    One thing to make sure of with the eye bolts is, if there is a division/crease where the eye comes together with the neck of the bolt, make sure it's on the up side on your final turn. If it's...
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    No, no pillow. I like something, usually my quilt...

    No, no pillow. I like something, usually my quilt bunched up high near my ears. On my back, it feels cozy, and when I turn to either side it gives me the support I need.
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    UGQ does have the head indicated buy a white tab,...

    UGQ does have the head indicated buy a white tab, but I can't really see the difference between the head and the foot. I'm sure if you messed it up it would not be detrimental, as it it would with an...
  12. I've seen this kind of hanging netting a few...

    I've seen this kind of hanging netting a few times before (New Zealand / Australia area). The only difference was it hung on both sides, and was not attached at all like Dutch's. Apparently it works...
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    I experienced the opposite as you, and got...

    I experienced the opposite as you, and got frustrated when very knowledgeable people with 50 hammocks and quilts were scooping up the good deals, while I had to research if it was a good deal or not...
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    Ha Ha! Yeah, the finances didn't support the...

    Ha Ha! Yeah, the finances didn't support the vision of being able to get the winter top quilt a few months after the UQ, then the seasons changed and then I focused on what I could afford and use...
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    You could make this a pole. 19!? Wow! I...

    You could make this a pole.

    19!? Wow!

    I have a 30˚F Topquilt (as of last night!) and a 0˚UQ, and will one day complete each set, but this will have to do me until I can.
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    Ha ha ha ha!!!! Actually, when you're laying in...

    Ha ha ha ha!!!! Actually, when you're laying in them to sleep the weave comes closer together. It's just when it's sprawled out in sitting, hang-out mode that there's danger in hamming things up. I'm...
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    I sleep in a Mayan hammock full time. I've laid...

    I sleep in a Mayan hammock full time. I've laid in a Brazilian hammock, and didn't find it itchy, but I do find them a bit too stiff for my liking (I prefer a softer bed, and so prefer more stretch...
  18. Darn it! I just tried to like your post! ... ...

    Darn it! I just tried to like your post! ...

    LIKE!
  19. Being from Calgary, I have never seen the...

    Being from Calgary, I have never seen the northern lights in Banff. maybe there were too many lights where I was? - beautiful place though! You're more likely going to see them in Jasper, if Alberta...
  20. Canada works too. ;) Definitely worth seeing...

    Canada works too. ;)

    Definitely worth seeing at least once in your life time. I seemed to have taken the experience for granted.
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    Very exciting! Thanks for passing the savings...

    Very exciting! Thanks for passing the savings along. You didn't have to. :)
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    Oh my goodness! Oh my goodness! Only 2 away from...

    Oh my goodness! Oh my goodness! Only 2 away from the production line!!!! :boggle:

    See me be patient.... kinda sorta! :woot:
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    FS: On the HG website it says standard is 74" long...

    On the HG website it says standard is 74" long and 50" wide.
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    Nice work! Congratulations!

    Nice work! Congratulations!
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    Hammocking.... Good enough for a King!

    Hammocking.... Good enough for a King!
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    Looks good! At least my bandit is still on the...

    Looks good! At least my bandit is still on the list! Ha ha!

    I'm on Safari and it won't open the Zepplin page though. Too, as Trailslug experienced, there's no visual feedback that my colour choice...
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    Thanks for reading! Maybe you could come back and...

    Thanks for reading! Maybe you could come back and let people know what helped you and what you chose, once you get a topquilt? :)
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    Just ordered my first ever top quilt! 30˚F...

    Just ordered my first ever top quilt!

    30˚F Bandit
    Lime Green w/ Charcoal inner
    Sewn footbox

    So excited! This is going to save me 2lbs!

    And the excruciating wait begins.....
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    "One door closes, another opens." Welcome to the...

    "One door closes, another opens." Welcome to the Forum! I'm sure you'll have a long, fulfilling relationship with your hammock!

    I'm from Calgary too! I just don't live there.
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    Single Layer & Double Layer Yes, love my Dream...

    Single Layer & Double Layer

    Yes, love my Dream Hammock!
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    Ha ha ha! Yes, of course. I forgot about what we...

    Ha ha ha! Yes, of course. I forgot about what we can learn in our sleep!


    Thanks for that!

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    So here' what happened.... I woke up, or was woken up rather, at around 4:30...
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    Yes, thank you! Now if you could just assure me...

    Yes, thank you! Now if you could just assure me there will be no drafts, ever, that would be great! Ha ha! Since I started this thread, it's become very clear just how much I'm freaking out about...
  33. The wind isn't the problem, the single line it...

    The wind isn't the problem, the single line it pulling each pullout toward the centre, forcing it to fold in the middle to accommodate. As others have stated, separate lines are the way to go if you...
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    I meant the sleeping bag doesn't move with my...

    I meant the sleeping bag doesn't move with my body like the fleece does. The fleece tends to cling, so if I move, it moves.

    And, yeah, I already have an UQ from them, so I'm pretty excited about...
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    Actually, this is good information! Thank you!!!

    Actually, this is good information! Thank you!!!
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    Thanks! I think I'm just having the "first...

    Thanks!

    I think I'm just having the "first quilt paranoia" thing happening, and needing some reassurance. With a very loose measurement over baggy jeans, laying on the floor, I'll have a good...
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    No one??? Maybe I need to specify what I'm...

    No one??? Maybe I need to specify what I'm talking about?

    I was just considering that a lot of women are not shaped like a V like the male body that the tapered ended top quilt is based on. A lot...
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    Hi! :) I sleep in a Mayan (a giant gathered...

    Hi! :)

    I sleep in a Mayan (a giant gathered end hammock) full time, and a Gathered End from Dream Hammock for wandering in the bush. I am a side sleeper that falls asleep on one side and wakes up...
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    Hips and the Tapered TQ

    Hello Everyone!

    I am about to buy my first TQ, and I was wondering if any of you side-sleeping women had even felt you needed to consider your hip measurements when buying a TQ, and how that might...
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    As side sleeper, with no pillow, I prefer my...

    As side sleeper, with no pillow, I prefer my full-length-for-me UQ from UGQ. I took a long time to decide which company to go with, and I felt taking everything into consideration, for my personal...
  41. I've always stayed dry, even while being blown...

    I've always stayed dry, even while being blown sideways. It depends on the rain and wind though. A light rain can have you in porch mode over looking a lake. But an actual storm? First thing would to...
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    No. That's bliss for me. But I have the opposite...

    No. That's bliss for me. But I have the opposite problem, to me, people are the scariest thing in the woods.
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    Since she has no experience camping, I'd see how...

    Since she has no experience camping, I'd see how she does just going to a nearby park first. I used to take my cats to the park all the time, and they loved it... so much, when it was time to go...
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    I find an UQ limits my diagonal lay, by a couple...

    I find an UQ limits my diagonal lay, by a couple inches, but does not stop it. I still get a comfortable diagonal that allows me a flat lay.
  45. I think if I had extra gear it would make it a...

    I think if I had extra gear it would make it a LOT easier to get women out. Money is a huge factor for a lot of the women I know.
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    So very sorry, Paul. Thinking of you in this time...

    So very sorry, Paul. Thinking of you in this time of sorrow.
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    Rain puts me to sleep almost immediately. Maybe...

    Rain puts me to sleep almost immediately. Maybe you could become a storm follower?
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    Thanks Zilla. Yes, I know their work, and it's...

    Thanks Zilla. Yes, I know their work, and it's fabulous. I just don't want to impose when they appear to only be offering what they've presented on their website thus far. Maybe I'll ask. The worst...
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    That looks great! What temp is it? I have to...

    That looks great! What temp is it?

    I have to ask though, how did you and Zilla get the paisley? The colours offered currently for the bandit don't include it. I ask, because I held off ordering...
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    Oooh! So accessible and meat and tarts and a...

    Oooh! So accessible and meat and tarts and a hashbrown breakfast to boot! I''ll have to keep my eye open for next time.

    Have a great hang!
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